Author Archives: Robin Ritchie

2020 Case Competition to be hosted by Heilbronn University

Germany’s Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences will host the 2020 NIBS Worldwide Case Competition. Next year will mark the 25th anniversary of the tournament, which began as a six-team affair.  The competition now features a qualifying phase, and a 16-team Championship Round featuring participants from NIBS member schools across the globe.  Over 1,000 student competitors […]

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Guelph-Humber wins 2019 NIBS Case Competition

Toronto’s University of Guelph-Humber has won gold at the 2019 NIBS Worldwide Case Competition. On Friday, the team from Canada’s largest city earned its first NIBS title, in a hard-fought final match with the Netherlands’ Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences. This year’s competition was hosted by the University of Prince Edward Island, in the heart […]

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2019 Case Competition to be held in Prince Edward Island

The University of Prince Edward Island’s Faculty of Business has been named as host school for the 2019 NIBS Worldwide Case Competition. UPEI, located on Canada’s Atlantic coast, has an impressive track record of success at case competitions, including a third-place finish at the 2013 NIBS tournament and silver medals in 2015 and 2016. The […]

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DIT wins gold in Guatemala

The Dubliners have brought home the gold. Last Friday, the team from Ireland’s Dublin Institute of Technology earned a first-place finish at the NIBS Worldwide Case Competition, thanks to a stellar performance in a close final match with Canada’s Bishop’s University. It was the school’s first win after several previous trips to the semi-finals. This […]

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Guatemala gears up for NIBS Case Competition

Universidad del Istmo—widely known as UNIS—is ready to host the 2018 NIBS Worldwide Case Competition championship week. Now all of Guatemala knows it, too. On Monday, representatives from the university’s Faculty of Economics and Business appeared on Viva la Mañana, the wildly popular morning show of TV channel Guatevisión.  Host Loraine Quinto discussed the competition […]

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Bishop’s University Completes Reaccreditation Process

The Williams School of Business at Canada’s Bishop’s University has completed the NIBS reaccreditation process, following a visit from reviewers this week.  A founding member of NIBS, Bishop’s was among the first schools to be awarded accreditation after the initiative was introduced in 2009. The review panel consisted of NIBS Vice Presidents Ian Charles (International […]

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NIBS welcomes Korea’s SolBridge to Network

SolBridge International School of Business, a unit of of Korea’s Woosong University, is the newest addition to the NIBS network. Established in 2007, SolBridge has a total enrollment of 140 Masters students and nearly 1,000 undergraduates. The school has 40 full-time and 8 part-time faculty members, along with 20 language instructors that support students in […]

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Guest lecturer opportunities at International Business Week in Lahti

Finland’s Lahti University of Applied Sciences is seeking guest lecturers to participate in its International Business Week. This year’s event will run from Monday 9 October to Thursday 12 October 2017.  IBW is a terrific opportunity for faculty and staff from business schools across Europe and around the world to meet and share expertise. Participation in the program involves teaching and introduction […]

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Babeş-Bolyai University to Host 2018 NIBS Conference

Universitatea Babeş-Bolyai—Romania’s largest university—will host the NIBS Annual Conference from 16-18 May 2018 in Cluj-Napoca, the historic capital of Transylvania. As in previous years, the event will incorporate the NIBS Annual General Meeting, David Gillingham Award presentations, and the finals of the NIBS Worldwide Business Plan Competition. Participants will also benefit from a rich menu of networking events, presentations, panel discussions, and poster […]

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Members connect at 2017 NIBS Conference in Leeds

Meaningful engagement was the order of the day at the 17th Annual NIBS Conference in the UK this week. This year’s event featured several new elements, all aimed at facilitating collaboration among member schools. Among the innovations were a ‘speed-dating’ session that encouraged attendees to identify partnership opportunities between their universities, an interactive ‘open space’ discussion that was led by […]

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